Event 12: Crooks Gets Some Back

$1,650 No Limit Hold’em Purple Chip Bounty
Level 26: 12,000/24,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 139
Average Stack: 834,000 (34 big blinds)

On the turn with the board reading Kc3h3sTs, Josh Beckley checked and Andre Crooks bet 71,000. Beckley called and the river was the 3c.

Beckley checked again and Crooks bet 154,000. Beckley tanked for some time before calling. Crooks showed Kh7d and Beckley mucked his hand.

Crooks took the pot and the chips are almost even again.

Andre Crooks – 780,000
Josh Beckley – 880,000

Event 12: Josh Beckley Back on Top

$1,650 No Limit Hold’em Purple Chip Bounty
Level 26: 12,000/24,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 139
Average Stack: 834,000 (34 big blinds)

On the turn with the board reading 6c3h2d3c, Josh Beckley checked and Andre Crooks bet 50,000. Beckley called and the river was the Jh.

Beckley checked again and Crooks bet 116,000. Beckley quickly called and Crooks showed Jc9c, good for jacks and threes. Beckley tabled 5h4h, good for a straight and he wins the pot.

“Why didn’t you raise?” asked Crooks. “What are you scared of?”

“I play unpredictably,” said Beckley. “I think we both play pretty unpredictably. That’s why you’re a challenge.”

Josh Beckley 1,150,000
Andre Crooks – 510,000

Event 12: Beckley Evens it Out

$1,650 No Limit Hold’em Purple Chip Bounty
Level 25: 10,000/20,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 139
Average Stack: 834,000 (41 big blinds)

Josh Beckley raised from the button to 45,000 and Andre Crooks three-bet to 105,000 out of the big blind.

Beckley called and the flop was 9h3c2s. Crooks checked and Beckley bet 80,000. Crooks check-raised to 185,000 and Beckely tanked for a minute before calling.

The turn was the 3d and both players checked. The river was the Jh and Crooks checked. Beckely went all in for about 350,000 and Crooks quickly folded.

Beckley takes the pot and the stacks are almost even again.

Josh Beckley – 860,000
Andre Crooks – 800,000

Event 12: Crooks Takes Another

$1,650 No Limit Hold’em Purple Chip Bounty
Level 25: 10,000/20,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 139
Average Stack: 834,000 (41 big blinds)

Josh Beckley raised on the button and Andre Crooks defended his big blind. The flop was As9d5s and Crooks checked. Beckley bet 40,000 and Crooks called.

The turn was the 2s and Crooks checked. Beckley bet 80,000 and Crooks went into the tank before check-raising to 172,000.

Beckley quickly folded and Crooks took the pot to further extend his chip lead.

Andre Crooks – 1,250,000
Josh Beckley – 460,000